Recent & Upcoming Programs

2021

Value Design-through Design & Techne

Offered by POSTECH
This lecture will approach the meaning of a more expanded design from a narrow design, and attempt to explain ‘Techne’, which plays an important role in this process. This will allow us to understand the concept of value design.

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Aug
11
Wed
Aug 11, 2021 I 11am-12nn Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)
It is a time when there is a great demand for work to train the process of finding and solving problems creatively and strategically through the correct approach and the understanding of design thinking. Therefore, it is necessary to carry out strategic tasks that contemplate and raise the value of life by fusion of humanities, social, artistic imagination and reflection with engineering knowledge.

Value design refers to the design work of value in the process of human beings properly grasping social and global problems and trying to solve them in reality. This lecture aims to predict the future by specifically answering questions and concerns about how to carry out the value design process.

About the Speaker

Prof. Jin Taek KIM
majored in philosophy at the undergraduate level. He received a doctorate in media aesthetics from the University of Paris 1, France, and is currently working as a professor at the Department of Convergence IT Engineering, POSTECH.

He is researching the fields of Corpology, Cybernetics, and Transmedia art based on convergence reflection on the body and image, and is carrying out projects in the field of Value Design through Design Thinking and the application of interdisciplinary knowledge. His thesis includes "Learning Hierarchical Representations of Stories by Using Multi-layered Structures in Narrative Multimedia" and "L'Expérience phénoménologique du regard et le narcissisme de la vision". His books include "Value Design" and "Techne-Imagination".
Open to all students from APRU member universities. The application deadline is 6 August 2021.

How is the Sport Industry Evolving with Digital Transformation?

Offered by POSTECH
Join the POSTECH Korea Sport Industry Development Institute (KSIDI) on a special lecture on the digital transformation of the sport industry and interact directly with the expert professors in the area.

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Aug
24
Tue
Aug 24, 2021 I 10-11am Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)
The sport industry is undergoing a rapid upheaval as digital technology is unlocking unprecedented opportunities. The global trend of sport technology has been revolving around building new ecosystems through digital transformation to create new values. In particular, these digitally transformed ecosystems have the potential to change the performance of athletes and teams; the experiences of fans; and the operation of venues.

At POSTECH, the Korea Sport Industry Development Institute (KSIDI) focuses on sport technology with the use of big data, data science, wearable sensors, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and virtual reality. In this special lecture, one of the innovative interdisciplinary research projects to develop a support system to enhance the performance of soccer teams will be introduced to the participants.

About the Speaker:

Faculty Members from POSTECH Korea Sport Industry Development Institute (KSIDI):
1) Prof. Young-Seok Kim, Chair Professor, Director of Sports AIX Graduate Program & Korea Sport Industry Development Institute
2) Prof. Minseok Song, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial & Management Engineering & Head of Open Innovation Big Data Center
3) Prof. Youngjoo Lee, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
4) Prof. Yoonyoung Chung, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
5) Prof. Mijung Kim, Research Professor, Korea Sport Industry Development Institute
6) Prof. Yongsuk Seo, Research Professor, Korea Sport Industry Development Institute
Open to all students from APRU member universities. The application deadline is 20 August 2021.

Conservation Battlefront

Offered by The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Oct
13
Wed
Oct 13, 2021 I 9:30-10:45am Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
Ocean Park Hong Kong has been recognized as world’s top theme park not only offers a diverse selection of world-class animal attractions, thrill rides and shows, but also provides a wide range of educational programs and activities to promote the importance of sustainable conservation.

In this programme, you will discover Ocean Park’s role in education, conservation and entertainment. An Ocean Park educator will take the participants to explore the Hong Kong wildlife, in particular the butterflies, sea turtles, and corals, to understand the threats that these animals are facing due to human activities, and most importantly, what we can do to protect and conserve our rich biodiversity.
Open to all students from APRU member universities.